Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Sivan 16, 5775

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Deborah Rosenbloom, JTA
Writer Deborah Rosenbloom always thought of Ruth, the heroine of Shavuot, as a woman who made good choices, was strong and fulfilled. But lately she's been rethinking this and focusing on the strange dynamics of what appears to be an unhealthy, possibly abusive, relationship between Ruth and Naomi, her mother-in-law.
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Two modern moms discuss how they juggle family and professional roles in the Jewish community.
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
While at other Jewish holidays, meat is considered festive fare, at Shavuot, dairy dishes abound.
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With enough work, imagination and PR, could rabbis somehow broaden the appeal of Sha­vuot?
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From dedicating a 160-year-old Torah scroll written in Iraq to visiting the region of the Czech Republic where their Torahs came from, local congregants celebrate their holy texts as Shavuot nears.
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